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Lisbon's St.George Castle Tramcar Tour


Conquer the castle in a comfortable and amusing way! Discover the old quarters that grew around the walls of the famous St.George Castle. The tram goes up and down from the downtown to the old narrow streets that climb up, as you go back in History by tram to the time of the cruzades. The tour goes around Alfama, the oldest quarter of Lisbon where some of the oldest monuments are too. Some of the sights include:

Gloria Funicular: The Gloria funicular opened to the public on October 24, 1885, and connects Restauradores Square to Bairro Alto (São Pedro de Alcântara Belvedere) through Calçada da Glória.

Bairro Alto: Unlike many of the civil parishes of Lisbon, this region is most often explained as a loose association of neighborhoods. Although it has no formal local political authority, the area carries social and historical significance to the community.

S. Pedro Alcântara View Point: Not only does Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantra (viewpoint) offer sublime views, it also provides a vantage point from which to understand the geography of Lisbon. Access it by taking Gloria’s funicular into the city’s Bohemian hub.

Castle of São GeorgeThe Castelo de S. Jorge: This national monument occupies a privileged area inside the old medieval alcáçova (citadel). It contains a castle, the ruins of the former royal palace, and part of an upscale neighborhood.

Monastery of São Vicente de Fora: See one of the city’s most prominent churches when you visit the 17th-century Monastery of São Vicente de Fora, which means "Monastery of St. Vincent Outside the Walls.

Lisbon Cathedral: The Roman Catholic Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Mary Major, or simply Lisbon Cathedral, is the city’s oldest church and the see of the Archdiocese of Lisbon. Since construction began in the year 1147, the building has been modified several times and survived many earthquakes. 

Santa Justa Lift: Inaugurated on the July 10, 1902 the Santa Justa Lift it is the only vertical lift in Lisbon for public service. Built by the architect Raoul Mesnier du Ponsard, it has a cast iron structure enriched with filigree details.


What's included

  • Aerobus - Airport City Center Connection - free access to service during ticket validity
  • Free access to Carris Lisbon Public Transports trams during ticket validity
  • Free access to National Monuments: Santa Just Lift and Lisbon Funiculars during ticket validity
  • Discount Book (Discounts on tickets to monuments, museums and leisure activities)
  • Hop on and off on any stop along the route, while your ticket is valid

What's not included

  • Museums/monuments entrance
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

Important information

  • Ticket validity: 24-hours after the validation
  • Present your voucher at the sale point at Praça do Comércio (kiosk - from 9am to 6pm) or directly to the tram driver at any stop along the tour to be exchanged for a ticket

Meeting point

Praça do Comércio, 1100-148 Lisboa, Portugal

From EUR 12 per person


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Opening/operating hours:

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Duration:
1 days

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  • Offer type: Shared
  • Fitness level: Easy

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Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 48 hours prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 48 hours before offer start date.

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Offer ID: 2542

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